"The German private equity market achieved a new record volume: Investments of more than €7 billion in about 1.300 companies mark the highest investment volume since 2008”, commented Wilken von Hodenberg,...
"The German private equity market is well on its way to substantially exceed last year’s investment figures. Particularly encouraging is the fact that small and medium buyouts and SME growth investments have...
Help with SCHÜTZ business succession: Schütz Dental Group – private equity helps family business on growth path
In spring 2005, the established company Schütz Dental from Rosbach in Hessen was faced with a fundamental change. Owner Horst Schütz decided to withdraw from active service in the company after 42 years. He had developed Schütz Dental Group into a leading global manufacturer of dental products with dentistry, materials, laser and implantology...More All Case Studies
Q-Cells: Technology made in Germany
This is a textbook example of a German success story - and a success for private equity: Ten years ago, in an industrial estate close to the East-German town of Bitterfeld, three young scientists and one management consultant had the idea to produce solar cells. Today, their vision has turned into the world’s biggest manufacturer for solar...More All Case Studies
Ista International: Expansion with private equity
Until April 2003, this specialist for the billing of energy and water, from Essen in Germany, was part of the Viterra AG, or rather the E.ON group. At that point, it was acquired by CVC, over the course of a very competitive auction, for a purchasing price of 860 million euros. Since the beginning of 2005, Viterra Energy Services is trading as...More All Case Studies